Expression of alpha-gustducin in the circumvallate papillae of taste buds of diabetic rats.


Taste impairment is a complication of Diabetes mellitus and some studies have shown this taste disorder in diabetes. Diabetes can decrease the ability of individuals to detect and recognize sweet, salty and bitter tastes. alpha-Gustducin is a transducin-like G-protein selectively expressed in 20 - 30% of taste receptor cells, which has been shown to be… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.acthis.2008.05.007


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